The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 34 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.42% 1.83% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.58% 5.56% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 25
Median salary £47,500 £49,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.55% -6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £42,750 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
104 216 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.30% 32.98% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 92 169 151
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) VoIP
4 8 (66.67%) HP
4 8 (66.67%) Dell
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) SMTP
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) SNMP
6 5 (41.67%) VBScript
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) Back Office
6 5 (41.67%) ISA Server
6 5 (41.67%) CCVP
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) SMTP
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) PBX
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (41.67%) Back Office
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) High Availability
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCVP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Dell
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 3 (25.00%) Xerox
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware